AvonRider

AvonRider is a multi-operator ticket that gives you virtually unlimited travel on buses in Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. It covers the area of the former County of Avon.

You can buy an AvonRider ticket on any bus in the area, including park and ride services, operated by the following companies:
•Abus
•Bakers Dolphin
•Bath and North East Somerset Passenger Transport
•Bath Bus Company (except tour buses)
•Bugler Coaches
•Carmel Bristol
•Citistar
•Crosville
•CT Coaches
•CT Plus
•Faresaver
•First West of England
•Severnside Transport
•Somerbus
•Webberbus
•Wessex

These are paper tickets and are valid only on the date of issue (printed on the ticket) and until 0259 the following day (or the eighth day for the weekly ticket).

AvonRider tickets may be used on all bus services operated by the companies listed above within the AvonRider area except Bugler 22, Greyhound 100, Airport Flyer A1, tour buses, express coaches and services for special events. On Bath Bus Co service A4, AvonRider is not valid between Bedminster Down and Bristol Airport.

AvonRider tickets may also be used on The Buses of Somerset service 21 within the AvonRider area but they are not issued on the buses.

Fares

AvonRider prices are set by the bus operators and are:
Adult day ticket: £7.20
Student (with NUS Card) and Child day ticket (under 16): £5.50
Adult week ticket: £32.50
Student (with NUS Card) and Child week ticket (under 16): £24.50

There is no limit to the number of journeys you can make in the zone with an AvonRider ticket during the day but you must show it to the bus driver each time you use it.

BathRider

BathRider is a multi-operator ticket that gives you virtually unlimited travel on buses in the Bath urban area. The BathRider Zone covers the area roughly within a three mile radius of the city centre. This is virtually the same area as First’s Bath Inner Zone.

The boundary bus stops on radial bus routes are:
•Kelston Road, Oldfield School
•Lansdown, Blathwayt Arms
•Swainswick, Bailbrook Lane
•Bannerdown, Shockerwick Lane
•Box Road, Kellands
•Bathford, Stone Wharf
•Sally in the Wood, B&NES boundary
•A36, Brassknocker Hill bottom*
•Midford, Clearbrook Farm
•Odd Down, Recycling Centre
•Padleigh Hill, Rush Hill
•Bath Spa University
•Newton St Loe, The Globe
* Note that First’s Bath Inner Zone extends to Limpley Stoke (River Bridge)

Tickets

You can buy a BathRider ticket on any bus, including park and ride services operated by the following companies:
•Abus
•Bath and North East Somerset Passenger Transport
•Bath Bus Company (except tour buses)
•Bugler Coaches
•CT Coaches
•Faresaver
•First West of England
•Somerbus
•Wessex

These are paper tickets and are valid only on the date of issue (printed on the ticket) and until 0259 the following day (or the eighth day for the weekly ticket).

BathRider ticket may be used on all bus services operated by the companies listed above within the BathRider area except tour buses, express coaches and services for special events.

Fares

BathRider prices are set by the bus operators and are:
Day Adult: £4.50
Day Student (with NUS Card) and Child (under 16): £3.50
Week Adult: £20.00
Week Student (with NUS Card) and Child (under 16): £15.50

There is no limit to the number of journeys you can make in the zone with a BathRider ticket during its period of validity but you must show it to the bus driver each time you use it.

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